Pitcher Miles Scribner gave up just three hits and struck out 11 to lead defending Tri-State League champion Tri-Town to a 4-0 win over the Canton Crushers on Thursday night at Community Field in Litchfield.
Scribner went the distance for the Trojans (6-0), striking out five batters looking. He didn’t give up a walk.
Nick Michanczyk had a double for the Crushers (2-3) with Jim Spirito and Scott Sperl each hitting singles. Pitcher Cam Gaudet (0-1) went the distance on the mound for Canton, allowing five hits and striking out two.
Tri-Town took a 2-0 lead in the first inning. Austin Dutcher tripled and scored on Danny McCarty’s RBI double. McCarty scored on Matt Geremia’s RBI double.
In the second inning, Tri-Town extended the lead to 3-0 on a RBI single from Dutcher. In the fifth, Tri-Town pushed across another run on a sacrifice fly from McCarty. Dutcher was 2-for-3 in the game.
The Crushers return to action on Sunday night when they head to Rotary Field in South Windsor for a 6:30 p.m. start against the Connecticut Gamecocks (1-4).
Tri-Town 4, Canton 0
Canton (2-3) 000 000 0 — 0-3-1
Tri-Town (6-0) 210 010 x — 4-5-0
Cam Gaudet and Jeff Mulhall; Miles Scribner and unknown; WP: Scribner; LP: Gaudet (0-1); 2B: Nick Michanczyk (C), Matt Geremia (T), Danny McCarty (T); 3B: Austin Dutcher (T)